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Batrachospermum torsivum Z.-X.Shi 1994

Publication details
Batrachospermum torsivum Z.-X.Shi 1994: 279, fig. 3: 1-4; fig. 4: 1-10

Published in: Shi, Z.-X. (1994). Two new species of the genus Batrachospermum (Rhodophyta) in China. Acta Phytotaxonomica Sinica 32: 275-280.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Batrachospermum is Batrachospermum gelatinosum (Linnaeus) De Candolle.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Kumanoa torsiva (Z.-X.Shi) F.R.Nan, J.Feng & S.L.Xie

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
'Ad parietes puteorum in Ruijin Xian, Jiangxi' [China] (Shi 1994: 280). Holotype: Shi Zhi-xin and others; Dec 1975; KSI 75215 (Shi 1994: 280).

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Source of current name
Nan, F.R., Feng, J. & Xie, S.L. (2015). Phylogenetic analysis of genus Kumanoa based on chloroplast psaA and psbA genes. Acta Hydrobiologica Sinica 39(1): 155-163.

Key references
Kumano, S. (2002). Freshwater red algae of the world. pp. [i-ii], i-xiv, 1-375 [p. 375 is an Addendum], pls 1-199. Bristol: Biopress Limited.

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